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How do builders party? They raise the Roof!

How do builders party? They raise the Roof!

With a little creativity and clever design, your loft could be transformed from a dark, empty void into a light, airy living space that will enhance your home.


Many homeowners choose to add a loft conversion to their home to increase the number of bedrooms or maximise their existing living space. A loft conversion creates extra space for a bedroom, office or playroom without the bother of moving house.

There are four main types of loft conversion:

  • Rooflight - A popular option that doesn’t involve structural alterations, providing there is sufficient height in the original loft space.

  • Dormer - There are a few different types of dormer which suit specific properties. A dormer is a popular choice as it easily creates extra height and floor space.

  • Mansard - A choice for bigger loft adjustments which due to the nature of the conversion shape requires structural changes to the property.

  • Hip to gable - An extension from the sloped roof out to the external wall.

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Many homeowners choose to add a loft conversion to their home to increase the number of bedrooms or maximise their existing living space. A loft conversion creates extra space for a bedroom, office or playroom without the bother of moving house.

There are four main types of loft conversion:

  • Rooflight - A popular option that doesn’t involve structural alterations, providing there is sufficient height in the original loft space.

  • Dormer - There are a few different types of dormer which suit specific properties. A dormer is a popular choice as it easily creates extra height and floor space.

  • Mansard - A choice for bigger loft adjustments which due to the nature of the conversion shape requires structural changes to the property.

  • Hip to gable - An extension from the sloped roof out to the external wall.

Which conversion type you choose will depend largely on your existing loft dimensions and structure. Loft conversations require a minimum height of 2.2 metres and building regulations must also be adhered to.

Homes built after the 1960s are more likely to have a roof truss rather than timber framed roof and in this instance may require structural support.


Your chosen style of loft conversion will also depend on obtaining planning consent if necessary and of course, your budget.

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